The author of "The Martian" and, most recently, "Artemis" has never read Frank Herbert's "Dune": "Yes, I know. I'm the worst sci-fi fan in the universe."
The New York Times From ACM Opinion | November 20, 2017
Sir Tim Berners-Lee's optimism about the future of the web is starting to wane in the face of a "nasty storm" of issues including the rollback of net neutrality...The Guardian From ACM Opinion | November 17, 2017
In an interview, Prabhat of the U.S. National Energy Research Scientific Computing Center's (NERSC) discusses deep learning, machine learning, and the challenges...HPCwire From ACM TechNews | November 13, 2017
Maureen Dowd: You often get confused for the lead singer of Korn.
Jaron Lanier: No, never. I'm often confused with Arnold Schwarzenegger. I'm kidding.
The New York Times From ACM Opinion | November 9, 2017
At Mental Work, an exhibition at the Swiss Federal Institute of Technology Lausanne ArtLab (EPFL), visitors can drive simple machines using the force of their own...Nature From ACM Opinion | November 2, 2017
It's easy to get sucked in by the wild and wacky science of Star Trek, from beaming and materializing in other places, to the intense blast of deadly light from...Space Nation From ACM Opinion | October 27, 2017
If, like an ever-growing majority of people in the U.S., you own a smartphone, you might have the sense that apps in the age of the pocket-sized computer are designed...Technology Review From ACM Opinion | October 23, 2017
Reshma Saujani, the founder and CEO of Girls Who Code, talks about how a failed bid for Congress started it all, how some of the biggest tech companies responded...Marketplace From ACM Opinion | October 19, 2017
How do New York Times journalists use technology in their jobs and in their personal lives? Marcelle Hopkins, deputy video editor and co-director of virtual reality...The New York Times From ACM Opinion | October 18, 2017
While many of us are impatient with virtual reality—the best headsets are still too expensive, they need to be tethered to beefy computers, and there isn't all...Technology Review From ACM Opinion | October 18, 2017
Earlier this year, video emerged of a new iPhone feature, long before it was released. It showed the phone creating a magical portal in the middle of a city street...The Independent From ACM Opinion | October 12, 2017
Hany Farid, a computer scientist at Dartmouth College in Hanover, New Hampshire, specialises in detecting manipulated images and videos. Farid, who provides his...Nature From ACM Opinion | October 11, 2017
Franklin Foer is the author of World Without Mind: The Existential Threat of Big Tech, a critique of the power held by the big tech companies, and the way it is...Wired From ACM Opinion | October 11, 2017
Google's AI chief isn't fretting about super-intelligent killer robots. Instead, John Giannandrea is concerned about the danger that may be lurking inside the machine...Technology Review From ACM Opinion | October 3, 2017
CERN, the European nuclear physics research organization, is contemplating the development of a particle accelerator three times larger than the Large Hadron Collider...Bloomberg From ACM Careers | September 26, 2017
Longtime futurist Ray Kurzweil, director of engineering at Google, provides his take on the artificial intelligence debate and what the future holds for us all....Fortune From ACM Opinion | September 25, 2017
He influenced Jobs and dreamed up a digital future designed for learning and thinking. Fifty years on, Alan Kay is still waiting for his dream to come true.
Fast Company From ACM Opinion | September 18, 2017